Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2008

Date Titles
3 Mar 2008

Rachel Lomax: The state of the economy

Speech by Ms Rachel Lomax, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, to the Institute of Economic Affairs 25th Anniversary Conference, London, 26 February 2008.

3 Mar 2008

Radovan Jelasic: Recent economic and financial developments in Serbia

Speech by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the First Presentation of Inflation Report to the Economic and Financial Community, Belgrade, 25 February 2008.

3 Mar 2008

Stefan Ingves: Introduction on monetary policy

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Riksdag's Committee on Finance, Stockholm, 26 February 2008.

3 Mar 2008

Toshihiko Fukui: The Japanese and world economies - looking to the future

Summary of a speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Kisaragi-kai Meeting, Tokyo, 22 February 2008.

3 Mar 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Testimony of Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 27 February 2008.

29 Feb 2008

Lucas Papademos: Address upon receiving the 2007 "Risk Manager of the Year" Award of the Global Association of Risk Professionals

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the 9th Annual Risk Management Convention & Exhibition, New York, 26 February 2008.

29 Feb 2008

Durmus Yilmaz: Access to finance and capital markets development

Speech by Mr Durmus Yilmaz, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, at the XIIth Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Economic Transition, Bruxelles, 20 February 2008.

29 Feb 2008

Frederic S Mishkin: Does stabilizing inflation contribute to stabilizing economic activity?

Speech by Mr Frederic S Mishkin, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the East Carolina University's Beta Gamma Sigma Distinguished Lecture Series, Greenville, North Carolina, 25 February 2008.

29 Feb 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Globalisation, inflation and the ECB monetary policy

Lecture by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Barcelona, 14 February 2008.

29 Feb 2008

Jean-Pierre Roth: The Swiss economy and financial centre - successes and new challenges

Summary of a speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BIS, at the Foreign Trade Chamber for Switzerland-Austria and Liechtenstein, Vienna, 25 February 2008.

29 Feb 2008

Nout Wellink: Recent market turmoil - implications for supervisors and risk managers

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the GARP 2008 9th Annual Risk Management Convention & Exhibition, New York, 27 February 2008.

21 Feb 2008

Savenaca Narube: A brief overview of developments in Fiji's financial system and economy

Opening address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the official opening of Bank of South Pacific Limiteds new Nadi office, Nadi, 19 February 2008.

21 Feb 2008

Durmuş Yilmaz: Press conference for the presentation of the inflation report

Speech by Mr Durmuş Yilmaz, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Ankara, 31 January 2008

21 Feb 2008

Mark Carney: The implications of globalization for the economy and public policy

Remarks by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the British Columbia Chamber of Commerce and the Business Council of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, 18 February 2008.

18 Feb 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Structural reforms for the European economys

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Forum ABC, Madrid, 15 February 2008.

18 Feb 2008

Erkki Liikanen: Is there a Finnish or Nordic Model? Can the Nordic Model rescue European values?

Remarks by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the Belgian Financial Forum, Brussels, 15 February 2008.

18 Feb 2008

Rakesh Mohan: The growth record of the Indian economy, 1950-2008 - a story of sustained savings and investment

Keynote address by Dr Rakesh Mohan, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Conference ¿Growth and Macroeconomic Issues and Challenges in India¿, organised by the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi, 14 February 2008.

18 Feb 2008

Frederic S Mishkin: The Federal Reserve's tools for responding to financial disruptions

Speech by Mr Frederic S Mishkin, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Tuck Global Capital Markets Conference, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 15 February 2008.

15 Feb 2008

José Manuel González-Páramo: Evaluating the resilience of the Eurosystem¿s operational framework under stress

Closing remarks by Mr José Manuel González-Páramo, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Second Symposium of the ECB-CFS Research Network on ¿Capital Markets and Financial Integration in Europe¿, Frankfurt am Main, 14 February 2008.

15 Feb 2008

Bandid Nijathaworn: Meeting security and risk challenges in the finance and infrastructure sectors

Opening address by Dr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the seminar on ¿Meeting Security and Risk Challenges in the Finance and Infrastructure Sectors¿, Bangkok, 11 February 2008.

15 Feb 2008

Svein Gjedrem: Economic perspectives

Address by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the meeting of the Supervisory Council of Norges Bank, Oslo, 14 Thursday 2008.

15 Feb 2008

Nicholas C Garganas: The Greek experience

Speech by Mr Nicholas C Garganas, Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the Economist Conference on "Social security reform in Greece", Athens, 14 February 2008.

15 Feb 2008

Ben S Bernanke: The economy and financial markets

Testimony of Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, US Senate, Washington DC, 14 February 2008.

14 Feb 2008

Lucas Papademos: Financial integration, financial innovation and development

Opening remarks by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the Second Symposium of the ECB-CFS Research Network on ¿Capital Markets and Financial Integration in Europe¿, Frankfurt am Main, 13 February 2008.

14 Feb 2008

Jürgen Stark: The adoption of the euro ¿ principles, procedures and criteria

Speech by Mr Jürgen Stark, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Icelandic Chamber of Commerce, Reykjavik, 13 February 2008.

14 Feb 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Recent economic developments ¿ challenges and policy implications

Remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Fund Managers Association of the Philippines¿ Induction of Officers, Makati, 13 February 2008.

14 Feb 2008

Fatos Ibrahimi: General introduction on Regulatory Impact Assessment and first practical application

Opening speech by Mr Fatos Ibrahimi, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the workshop ¿General introduction on Regulatory Impact Assessment and first practical application¿, organized in cooperation with the Convergence Program of the World Bank, Tirana, 31 January 2008.

14 Feb 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Financial integration in Europe and important financial sector issues

Keynote speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Second Symposium of the ECB-CFS research network on ¿Capital Markets and Financial Integration in Europe¿, Frankfurt am Main, 13 February 2008.

13 Feb 2008

Lars Nyberg: Cash and payments - what lies ahead?

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at a meeting arranged by Sparbanksakademin och Handelns tvecklingsrad, Stockholm, 5 February 2008.

13 Feb 2008

Yves Mersch: The Luxembourg experience, resistance to reform and main avenues for change in Europe

Speech by Mr Yves Mersch, Governor of the Central Bank of Luxembourg, at the conference ¿The ageing of Europe¿s population ¿ consequences and reforms¿, organized by the Bank of Greece, Athens, 17 January 2008.

13 Feb 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: The Philippines ¿ macroeconomic outlook for 2008

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the oath-taking of the officers and directors of the Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines, Makati, 11 February 2008.

13 Feb 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Current economic issues in the Philippines

Remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), for the FOCAP Forum, Makati, 12 February 2008.

13 Feb 2008

Nicholas C Garganas: The ageing of Europe¿s population: consequences and reforms ¿ with particular reference to Greece

Address by Mr Nicholas C Garganas, Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the conference ¿The ageing of Europe¿s population ¿ consequences and reforms¿, organized by the Bank of Greece, Athens, 17 January 2008.

12 Feb 2008

Ranee Jayamaha: Governance, risk management and compliance

Keynote address by Dr Ranee Jayamaha, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the Seminar on ¿Governance, Risk Management and Compliance and the Roadmap for Financial Services Industry¿, Colombo, 7 February 2008.

12 Feb 2008

Caleb M Fundanga: How the Bank of Zambia¿s policies are impacting Eastern Province developments

Remarks by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce and Industry Open Meeting, Chipata, 17 January 2008.

12 Feb 2008

Victor Mbewe: Committee of SADC Stock Exchanges

Speech by Mr Victor Mbewe, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Malawi, at the opening of the Committee of SADC Stock Exchanges (COSSE) 2008 First Meeting, Lilongwe, 31 January 2008.

12 Feb 2008

Radovan Jela¿ić: Promoting achievements, inventiveness and commitment in Serbia

Speech by Mr Radovan Jela¿ić, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the promotion of the TV Serial ¿Big Small Business¿, directed by Olivera Milo¿ Todorović, Belgrade, 30 January 2008.

12 Feb 2008

European Central Bank: Press conference ¿ introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank and Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 7 February 2008.

12 Feb 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with Kyodo News, Nikkei, Nippon Hoso Kyokai and Yomiuri Shimbun

Interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, by Mr Shogo Akagawa (Nikkei), Mr Keiichi Hirose (Kyodo News), Mr Hiro Nakamura (Yomiuri Shimbun) and Mr Shuji Noguchi (Nippon Hoso Kyokai), conducted in Tokyo on 9 February 2008 and published on 10 and 11 February 2008.

12 Feb 2008

Christian Noyer: Challenges of financial innovation for the conduct of monetary policy

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, at the International Monetary Fund-Bank of France-Bank of England Conference, Paris, 29 January 2008.